Every month, the local groups in the LMA West Region produce educational programs that touch on important topics related to legal marketing. This year, we are excited to offer LMA members the opportunity to watch livestreams and video replays of these programs for free, brought to you by RubyLaw.

Account Based Marketing: How to Leverage Data and Technology to Identify, Engage and Grow Key Client Relationships

Presented by the Bay Area local group on March 14th, 2019

Business development and marketing professionals won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn how they can use Account Based Marketing (ABM) to identify and target the accounts they value most. Given the highly competitive and flat growth rate of the legal industry, firms are highly focused on developing strategies to retain and grow business, while minimizing costs.  With ABM, firms can use data and technology to determine where to focus their marketing dollars and maximize their ROI. By aligning the efforts of the marketing teams and establishing strategic client engagement, firms tapping ABM can effectively grow key client relationships. Two case studies will be presented.


  • Dan Stokes, co-founder and executive vice president of JStokes Agency.
  • Krista Hosseinzadeh, Director of Business Development, Knobbe Martens
  • Corinne Remeika, Account Supervisor, JStokes Agency

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Training the Trainer for Public Speaking Success

Presented by the Bay Area local group on February 14th, 2019

Attorneys must step up to present at bar association meetings, conferences, webinars and other events. What some busy lawyers miss isn't always obvious to them: each venue is ripe for business development, if approached with marketing finesse. Presentation coaching goes a long way in helping lawyers – even those litigators used to public speaking – give a successful, revenue-generating talk. Our panel of pros will give you a host of tools, tips and techniques for guiding your attorneys to speaking stardom. Whether a keynote or moderating gig, preparation, practice, polish and the “call to action” will all be addressed, as well as the nuances of “TED-style talks,” “audio only” and video conference presentations.


  • David Adams, founder of RevenueWise and developer of the AudienceFIRST presentation development program
  • Marianne Fleischer, head of Fleischer Communications, director of the “Cool Under Fire” workshops and a former broadcast journalist
  • Doris Pickering, CEO of Silicon Valley Speaks and a presentation and speech training specialist


  • Traci Stuart, President, Blattel Communications

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5 Trends to Know When Shaping Law Firm Strategy

Presented by the Southern California local group on January 15th, 2019

The legal industry is undergoing a significant transformation: shrinking demand for law firm services, ongoing pricing pressure and a buyer’s market, further consolidation and segmentation among law firms leading to increased competition for clients and talent, a wave of partner retirements, major advances in technology and other factors. Law firms need to adapt to the evolving economy of today and the future.

This program will look at the most critical trends and issues facing law firms today and will identify and discuss how the most successful law firms – regardless of size or practice – are adapting to the new economy.


  • Kristin Stark, Principal, Fairfax Associates

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